Marion County farmland values
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Recent Sales In This County
  • 10/20/16; 47.31 Acre; $283,860; $6,000.00/Acre;90% Tillable; 75.8 CSR 2; $79.16/CSR 2 Point
  • 10/20/16; 42.37 Acres; $228,798; $5,400.00/Acre; 92% Tillable; 74.4 CSR 2; $72.58/CSR 2 Point
  • 11/10/2016; 55.6 Acres; $241860; $4350/Acre; 86% Tillable; 53.8 CSR 2; $81/ CSR 2 Point
  • 11/10/2016; 94.52 Acres; $378080; $4000; 66% Tillable; 58.4 CSR 2; $68/CSR 2 Point
  • 2/6/17 334.7 acres $9426 CSR2 83 302.7 Tillable
  • 4/24/17 59.5 acres $10900 CSR2 84.2 58.5 tillable
  • 5/9/17 133.55 acres $6100 CSR2 81.8 115.73 tillable
  • 9/8/17 105.8 Acres $7,600 82.2 CSR2 92 Tillable $92.46 per CSR2 Point
  • 3/3/18 120.95 Acres $Undisclosed 74.3 CSR2 83.7 Tillable Acres
  • 4/5/18 104 Acres $7,100 75.1 CSR2 100.54 Tillable Acres $94.54 per CSR2 Point

Marion County

Location: South Central Iowa
County Average CSR: 56.1 weighted average, 76 Cropland Average, 79 CSR2 Cropland Average
State Average CSR:
Average Price per CSR2 Point: $117.11
County Size: 554 sq miles
Farmland Acres: 285,724 total acres, 218,837 Cropland acres, 22,789 Woodland acres, 44,098 Other acres

Average Farmland Value (Price Per Acre): $6,570
Average Farmland Value for South Central Iowa: $4,172
Highest Known Farmland Sale in County:

Average County Rent: $177.00
Rent Range: $133/a to $222/a
Average rent for South Central Iowa: $174.00
Rent per CSR Point: $2.24 per CSR2
Improved Permanent Pasture: $75.00/a
Unimproved Permanent Pasture: $52.00/a
Stalk Grazing per Acre: $9/a regional average
Hunting Rights per Acre: $15/a regional average

Towns: Bussey, Knoxville, Pella, Hamilton, Marysville, Pleasantville, Harvey, Melcher-Dallas, Swan

Unincorporated Areas: Attica, Flagler, Pershing, Columbia, Otley, Tracy

Townships: Red Rock, Otley, Lake Prairie, Union, Pleasant Grove, Pella, Clay, Franklin, Dallas, Washington, Indiana, Liberty, Knoxville


Additional Information: Lea more on the Marion County Iowa website.

Information updated as of 1/29/18. Compiled from sources including Iowa State University, Marion County Extension Office, Marion County courthouse records, Surety Maps, Wikipedia, Iowa Department of Transportation and USDA. An attempt has been made to verify information but it is not guaranteed to be accurate. Confirm all information that you must rely for decision making purposes.


Iowa Farmland Prices Marion County


All farmland values are stated as averages and are not a guarantee of value in any given situation.  If you need a written farmland appraisal you should call us to discuss how we can help you.  Farmland prices can change quickly and some information on this website can be up to 12 months old depending on when you view it.  


Farmland Sales Resources for Marion County Iowa


You can find Farmland For Sale in Marion County Iowa at  Need the advice of a qualified farmland professional?  Our professional staff of Iowa auctioneers and land brokers at DreamDirt would be happy to visit with you about your situation and help guide you through the process of making an informed decision about selling farmland.  Want to continue your research?  You can find a wealth of information on our Farmland Sales and Auction Blog.


Estate Attorneys in Marion County Iowa


If you are searching for an estate attorney to help you with legal work of an estate in Iowa you can search for Estate Attorneys in Marion County on the Find an Iowa Estate Lawyer website by the Iowa Bar Association.


Knoxville Iowa AuctioneersMarion County Iowa Auctioneer


Jason J. Smith, CAI


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser




Licensed to sell real estate in Iowa


Jason is the Iowa real estate broker for DreamDirt.  With vast experience as an agricultural auctioneer and land broker Jason can help you evaluate and appraise farmland for a private farmland sale or farmland auction.   Jason has conducted hundreds of farm and land auctions in his career and has obtained the highest educational designation an auctioneer can achieve, Certified Auctioneers Institute.  Jason can help guide you through the real estate sales process of private sales, land auctions, 1031 exchanges, farm estates, farm retirements and liquidation of hard agricultural assets.


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Thomas J. Bradley


Land Broker | Auctioneer | Appraiser




Tom is a land broker and auctioneer at DreamDirt.  Sellers have relied on Tom’s expert guidance in the sale of farmland, machinery, hay crops, livestock and homes throughout Iowa.   Tom has conducted well over 1000 auctions for private sellers, retirements, estates and banks and can help you understand the process as well as appraise the expected value of assets you are considering selling.